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bigworld Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-12-07 07:50 PM
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7. Is 'buckwheat' always racist?
I know several older (white) people who use it regularly toward younger (white) people as a term of endearment, sort of like "whipper snapper."

I wouldn't think, given the circumstance, she meant it any other way.

And I would hope that the NAACP looks at her entire record before calling her out on the usage of this term.
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